Epifagus

noun Ep·i·fa·gus \ˌepəˈfāgəs\

Definition of Epifagus

  1. :  a genus of slender purplish brown leafless herbs (family Orobanchaceae) having whitish flowers and being parasitic on the roots of beech trees — see beechdrops

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Origin and Etymology of epifagus

New Latin, from epi- + Latin fagus beech — more at beech


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